Dinner Meeting – Brad Duguid
Tuesday, May 7, 2019
5:00pm – 8:30pm
Former MPP and Minister of Economic Development and Growth is now the Vice president of Corporate affairs at Clearwater Fine Foods Inc.
Brad Duguid has spent 23 years in public office, at the municipal and provincial levels. A gifted communicator, Brad has been applauded for his ability to bring people together, to build consensus and strengthen relationships. This skill has brought him success in all of his roles, as a City Councillor, a Member of Provincial Parliament, Cabinet Minister, and now in the private sector. Brad served as an MPP for 14 years in 7 different Cabinet posts including Economic Development; Energy; Infrastructure; Research and Innovation; Training, Colleges and Universities; Aboriginal Affairs, and Labour. As Minister of Economic Development and Growth, Brad led efforts to ensure Ontario is competitive in the new economy. Taking over this portfolio during the province’s recovery from the recession, Brad’s efforts have helped transform Ontario’s economic development strategy to not only lead the country in growth today, but position Ontario to excel in the new economy. Brad has been a champion of reducing regulatory burden on businesses and he led the national negotiations for the Canada Free Trade Agreement, the most ambitious free trade agreement in our history.
Brad recently moved to the private sector where he is thrilled to be working with serial entrepreneur, John Risley and Clearwater Fine Foods Inc (CFFI), a holding company for numerous businesses in Canada and around the world. Brad is serving as CFFI’s Vice President of Corporate Affairs.
Event LocationMarriott Yorkville (check hotel display for the room)
Toronto, Ontario, M4W 1A7